Monthly Archives: February 2012

scots wha hae wi’ wallace bled

 Boswell: I do indeed come from Scotland, but I cannot help it … Boswell: Life, vol I  Another one in an occasional series on inappropriate festive dining: alone in the United States for Thanksgiving, partnerless in Edinburgh for Valentine’s Day. … Continue reading

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wind across the everglades

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key lime pie

Amid the horrors of corn syrup and e-numbers, there are many little gastronomic delights to be had in the US.  I have discovered Key Lime Pie, entirely wonderful if home made.  You take a can of condensed milk and mix … Continue reading

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on the other hand …

No race can prosper until it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as writing a poem. Booker T Washington 1856-1915 Food and Thought operate a wonderful friendly shop and café.  Almost everything they produce and sell … Continue reading

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a generation lost in space

Within 5 years, 50% of the Hispanic population of the US will have type 2 diabetes.  The poorer you are the more likely you are to be obese and to die prematurely. If you can, see Food Inc, a film … Continue reading

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